News file for: Chinese Academy of Sciences

The Pathways Of Pain

The Pathways Of Pain

A study in flies has identified two mutually-interdependent proteins involved in regulating pain responses.

Meiji Life Sciences Awards Announced

Meiji Life Sciences Awards Announced

This year’s Meiji Life Science Award goes to Professor Xie Xin from the Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica.

The Link Between Nickel Exposure And Diabetes

The Link Between Nickel Exposure And Diabetes

Exposure to the heavy metal nickel is associated with the development of Type 2 diabetes.

Amphibious Ichthyosaur Fills Evolutionary Gap

Amphibious Ichthyosaur Fills Evolutionary Gap

The discovery of an amphibious ichthyosaur sheds light on how dinosaurs made the transition from the seas to the land.

Li Jinsong Wins 2014 Ho Leung Ho Lee Award

Li Jinsong Wins 2014 Ho Leung Ho Lee Award

The Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Professor Lin Jinsong has been awarded the Ho Leung Ho Lee Science and Technology Innovation Award.

Nine Asians Awarded 2014 TWAS Prizes

Nine Asians Awarded 2014 TWAS Prizes

Scientists from China, Taiwan, India and Malaysia have been recognized for their work with the 2014 TWAS Prizes.

How Working Memory Works

How Working Memory Works

Scientists at the Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences have pinpointed the brain region involved in working memory in mice.

China’s Growing Scientific Soft Power

China’s Growing Scientific Soft Power

In our October 2014 print magazine, we note that China is taking active steps to extend its scientific influence around the world.

Charles Lieber Wins Inaugural Tsinghua-Springer Research Award

Charles Lieber Wins Inaugural Tsinghua-Springer Research Award

The inaugural Tsinghua University Press-Springer Nano Research Award has been given to Professor Charles M. Lieber.

7 Must-Read Stories In October 2014

7 Must-Read Stories In October 2014

From Nobel Prizes to world firsts and ancient sex to fossilized poo, don’t miss any of our top stories from October!